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  • ESPN NFL analyst: Skelton has bright future but start Kolb now

    John Skelton may not be the quarterback of the future for the Arizona Cardinals. In fact, he may not even be the quarterback of the present, assuming Kevin Kolb returns to the field sometime in the next two games. However, Skelton has shown promise over the course of his first two NFL seasons, and ESPN […]
  • Coach Whisenhunt not ready to name a starting QB for Saturday

    Want to know who the Arizona Cardinals will start at quarterback Saturday against the Cincinnati Bengals? So do we. Arizona coach Ken Whisenhunt wasn’t in the mood to give any clues Thursday after practice, saying he would not comment on how the reps were divided between Kevin Kolb and John Skelton. “I think they’re both […]
  • Marcin Gortat plans on playing opening night

    Marcin Gortat insists the only game he will miss is Thursday’s preseason finale. “You’ve got to cut my arm, cut my head off to make sure I’m not going to play. As long as I can walk, as long as I can see everything, I’m going to be playing.” Gortat suffered a non-displaced fracture on […]
  • Larry Fitzgerald is a John Skelton fan

    John Skelton is winning his teammates over while winning games. The quarterback, who has guided the Cardinals to a five wins this season, has impressed his star receiver. “John has done a terrific job, he just finds a way to get it done with his legs, with his arm,” Larry Fitzgerald said. “In the huddle, […]
  • ASU treating Las Vegas Bowl ‘like a BCS bowl’

    After missing out on college football’s bowl bonanza in each of the past three seasons, ASU is excited about being invited to the postseason party this year. Of course, they were hoping for a January bowl invite, not the Las Vegas Bowl, which is one of the first games scheduled here in December. “We had […]
  • ASU blows big lead, loses to Fresno State

    TEMPE, ARIZ — At least there wasn’t a heart-wrenching buzzer beater this time out. Kevin Olekaibe had 21 of his career-high 30 points in the 2nd half lifting the Fresno State Bulldogs to a 68-65 win over Arizona State at Wells Fargo Arena. Olekaibe had six three-pointers, including two in the last 1:09 of the […]
  • Gentry ‘disappointed’ with team’s play at Denver

    Preseason or not, head coach Alvin Gentry expects his team to be ready to play. They were not Tuesday night. The Suns lost their preseason opener at Denver, 127-110. “We didn’t play very good,” Gentry said after a two-hour- plus practice Wednesday. “I was really disappointed. For us, the energy level wasn’t where I thought […]
  • In Coach Whiz we trust — again

    Ken Whisenhunt recently told the Arizona Republic that the remarkable recovery by the Arizona Cardinals “builds equity….when you go through the pain of losing those games with all these young guys, and they understand now what they have to do in order to get out of it, that makes you stronger as a team.” It’s […]
  • Suns Gortat to try and play with broken thumb

    He played with a broken nose last season. It looks as though he’ll play the start of this season with a broken thumb. Suns center Marcin Gortat suffered a “slight non-displaced fracture on the top of his right thumb” in [Tuesday] night’s preseason game at Denver according to team president of basketball operations Lon Babby. […]
  • Kolb practices, but doesn’t feel ‘normal’

    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb, who suffered a concussion two weeks ago against San Francisco, was on the practice field Wednesday in Tempe. But by his own admission, he’s not close to one-hundred percent. “I feel alright, I wouldn’t say normal, but I got a few more reps today and felt pretty good throughout practice,” […]
  • Marcin Gortat suffers broken thumb vs. Denver

    Not only did the Phoenix Suns lose their preseason opener to the Denver Nuggets 127-110 on Tuesday night. Starting center Marcin Gortat also suffered an injury in the loss. The fifth-year pro tweeted following the game that he suffered a broken thumb in the game against Denver. Great start!!! Lost game and broken thumb!!! Awsome….last […]
  • Joey Porter placed on injured reserve

    The Arizona Cardinals placed veteran linebacker Joey Porter on the injured reserve list, ending his season and likely his two-year stay in the desert. To fill Porter’s roster spot, linebacker Brandon Williams was elevated from the practice squad. Porter originally signed a three-year deal with the Cardinals in March of 2010 with a reputation as […]
  • Top 25 AZ Sports Stories of 2011: #12 Wildcats advance to Elite 8

    The staff of has compiled their list of the top 25 Arizona sports stories of the year 2011. We’ll be unveiling them over the next couple of weeks all leading up to the top story of 2011. Sean Miller’s second year as the head coach at the University of Arizona was a rebirth of […]
  • Behind Enemy Lines – Cards visit Bengals

    Two teams badly in need of continuing their winning ways to keep their playoff hopes alive will meet this Saturday, Christmas Eve, at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. The Arizona Cardinals are one of the hottest teams in the league, having won four in a row and six out of their last seven to stay […]
  • Wildcats rebound to beat Oakland at home

    The streaky Wildcats were at it again. This time it was a positive finish in the friendly confines of Tucson, winning 85-73 against the Golden Grizzlies of Oakland. After that 0-14 deficit the team created for itself on Saturday the team knew they could not afford to get off to a slow start, no matter […]
  • ASU center Pateev suspended for one game

    An on-court confrontation in which ASU center Ruslan Pateev punched Southern Mississippi’s Torye Pelham in the back of the head cost the Sun Devil one game. The Pac-12 handed down the suspension late Tuesday, and the junior will not play in the team’s game against Fresno State Wednesday at Wells Fargo Arena. “All of our […]
  • Top 25 AZ Sports Stories of 2011: #13 Cardinals draft Patrick Peterson

    The staff of has compiled their list of the top 25 Arizona sports stories of the year 2011. We’ll be unveiling them over the next couple of weeks, all leading up to the top story of 2011. If you were to name the most talked about sporting events on the calendar each year, chances […]
  • Jamal Miles not with ASU for Maaco Bowl Las Vegas

    The roster continues to get shorter for the Arizona State Sun Devils as they prepare for the Maaco Bowl Las Vegas against 6th-ranked Boise State on Thursday. Junior Jamal Miles didn’t make the trip to Las Vegas with the team because of personal problems, according to Doug Haller of The Arizona Republic. Miles joins sophomore […]
  • Todd Graham ‘dreamed’ of being at place like ASU

    Todd Graham was not going to leave Pittsburgh for just any job. Sure, other schools called, but the only one he was interested in was Arizona State. “My connection to this city is really…a lot of our supporters there at Tulsa also had homes at Desert Mountain, so we’ve been coming to Desert Mountain for […]
  • Suns are second-worst out West? ESPN writer thinks so

    Optimistic Suns fans may want to avoid for a little while. Monday, Chad Ford wrote that the future is bleak for the team, and Tuesday saw John Hollinger write the same thing about the team’s present. According to Hollinger, the Suns will finish the season 14th out of 15 Western Conference teams with a […]

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